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Walmart Workers Planning Black Friday Protests. Labor Reports Workers In Front Of Store Could Discourage Shoppers

November 16, 2012

A group of Wal-Mart workers are planning to stage a walkout next week on Black Friday, arguably the biggest holiday shopping day for the world’s largest retail store.

A Wal-Mart spokeswoman said the number of workers who are raising concerns is very small and don’t represent the views of the vast majority of its workforce of 1.3 million.

But labor experts say that even a small number of workers could make an impact.”Even if there aren’t that many people, it could have an effect, because their campaign in front of stores could discourage shoppers,” said Ken Margolies, senior associate at the Worker Institute a Cornell University.

Walmart workers in front of store could discourage shoppers.. Hardly

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